Monthly Archives: January 2017

Questions for Eric Weimer: coaching Götterdämmerung for COC

A veteran of over 30 years at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Eric Weimer has coached over 100 Lyric productions, as well as an additional 100 productions in other international houses, including the Metropolitan Opera and the Bayreuth Festival. Renowned particularly … Continue reading

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TSO Eruption

The Toronto Symphony have taken to giving brief powerful titles to their concerts. Last night it was “Eruption”, taking the name from one of the works being presented.  But for all the primeval force implied by that word, we were … Continue reading

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Liv Stein

I’ve just come home from opening night of Nino Haratischwili’s play Liv Stein presented by Canadian Stage, directed by Matthew Jocelyn. The first time I see something, a big part of my energy does into distinguishing between what’s exciting in … Continue reading

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Tafelmusik names new Music Director: violinist Elisa Citterio

Toronto, January 26, 2017 … Helen Polatajko, Chair of the Board of Directors of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir, is thrilled to announce the appointment of the “superb” (The Guardian) Italian violinist Elisa Citterio* to the position of Music … Continue reading

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Opera Atelier’s 2017-2018 Season

Announcing Opera Atelier’s 2017-2018 Season: Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaroand Monteverdi’s The Return of Ulysses FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 25, 2017): Toronto, ON – Opera Atelier’s founding co-artistic directors Marshall Pynkoski and Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg today announced the company’s 2017-2018 season, … Continue reading

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Toronto Symphony: 2017/18 and Peter Oundjian’s final season

TSO Music Director Peter Oundjian (Photo: Jaime Hogge) The TSO unveils 2017/18 programming and celebrates Peter Oundjian’s final season “Being Music Director of the TSO will always be the most incredible highlight and privilege of my life.” —Peter Oundjian January … Continue reading

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Brahm Goldhamer plays Schubert Sunday January 29th

Last year around this time Brahm Goldhamer played a recital of Schubert at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.  At the end he promised that he would do it again. Lo and behold, he is as good as his … Continue reading

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